As Service Dog users, we’re quick to point the finger at the general public for making our lives difficult.
Here’s the thing: At least most of them can plead ignorance.
I have news for you if you have a Service Dog. You cannot plead ignorance to etiquette or laws. When you call your dog a Service Dog, you lose that privilege. If you’re not prepared to be held accountable for your dog’s behavior, don’t call him or her a Service Dog, and don’t take advantage of the laws that provide public access rights. Continue reading